Chris Blackwell Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

Chris Blackwell Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

Chris Blackwell is a British record producer and businessman. He earned his fortune as the founder of Island Records, which helped popularize and spread reggae music to the world.

Chris Blackwell Biography (wiki):

Full Name (real name) Christopher perky Gordon Blackwell
Nickname or Other Names Chris Blackwell
Profession Businessman
Gender Male
Date of Birth and Age June 22, 1937
Age (as of 2021) 83 years old
Birthplace England
Nationality British
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian
Spouse Mary Vinson
Zodiac Sign Cancer

Chris Blackwell Net Worth:

Chris Blackwell was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001. To date, Bob Marley and the Wailers alone have sold more than 75 million albums worldwide. Here's how much Chris Blackwell worth today:

Chris Blackwell's Net Worth is $300 Million

Early Life

Chris Blackwell was born in Westminster, England, on 22 June 1937, to Joseph Blackwell and Blanche Lindo Blackwell. His mother was a Costa Rican-born Jamaican heiress. He spent his early years in Jamaica where his father served as a major in the Jamaica Regiment. He was 12 when his parents divorced.

Family Tree

Blackwell was born on June 22, 1937, in Westminster, London, and was given the name Christopher Percy Gordon Blackwell. His father Joseph Blackwell, was a member of the family responsible for founding Cross and Blackwell, the British food company that began in 1706. His mother Blanche Lindo Blackwell, was a Jamaican heiress.

Father Name Joseph Blackwell
Mother Name Lindo Blackwell
Brother Name n/a
Sister Name n/a
Spouse Name Mary Vinson
Children Yes

Education and Certificates

Blackwell was sent to London after spending his childhood in Jamaica in order to attend Harrow School, a prestigious boys preparatory boarding school.

Height and Weight

Here you can read about Chris Blackwell's height and weight, as he is 5ft 9in (175 cm, 1.75 m) tall in height and 75 kg (165 lbs) in weight. 

Social Media Profiles

You can be in contact with Chris Blackwell and get the latest updates about his career and more on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Career

Blackwell also formed Mango Records, which featured artists from Jamaica as well as from the Third World. The label introduced several artists and bands like Burning Spear, Third World, and Salif Keita. Blackwell has also been involved in multiple philanthropic activities.

In 2001, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He also received the Ahmet Ertegun Award for his contribution to music. He thanked Steve Winwood during his acceptance speech.

He currently runs Island Outpost, which was set up to operate and market a group of elite resorts in Jamaica, such as Strawberry Hill in the Blue Mountains.

Awards and Achievements

In 2001, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He also received the Ahmet Ertegun Award for his contribution to music. He thanked Steve Winwood during his acceptance speech.
He currently runs Island Outpost, which was set up to operate and market a group of elite resorts in Jamaica, such as Strawberry Hill in the Blue Mountains.

Interesting Facts and FAQs

  • He is originated from England.
  • His Star sign is Cancer and his zodiac sign element is Water.

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Chris Blackwell Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs
    
Chris Blackwell Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

Chris Blackwell Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs
    
Chris Blackwell Net Worth, Life Story, Business, Age, Family Wiki & Faqs

Chris Blackwell’s first wife was Ada Blackwell. He was later married to Mary Vinson from 1998 to her death in 2009. He has two children named Jake and Ollie. His current relationship status is not known.


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